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. the warnings have been issued for at least 20 countries including the u.s. west coast. >>> good morning i am sherrie johnson. we have team coverage and live reports from around the u.s. and the world this morning. we kick things off with abc's emily schmidt live in washington with how white house officials are responding. >> reporter: the earthquake lasted second but the catastrophe continues to spread. there are tsunami warnings stretching across the a sick and waves are hitting hawaii right now. largest quake in japan's history shook a nation. and triggered tsunami waves that threatened the u.s. west coast. forcing evacuations in hawaii. >> it's time for a little aloha and a little you keep it simple and sensible and moving. >> reporter: cameras capture the moment the earthquake hit in japan. for lawmakers gathered for government, the newsroom shaken up by the 8.9 magnitude earthquake. the quake set off huge fires including this oil refinery north of tokyo. workers evacuated high rises and filled the streets. millions are without power after the deadly quake. one woman said i thought i was
quality rated #1 by changewave research, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. switching to fios was the best thing we've done in a long time. and my wife reminds me of that often. [ male announcer ] get fios tv, internet and phone for this great price, plus $100 back. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.866.699.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. fios. a network ahead. >>> are's watching the station that works for you "good morning maryland" at nine. >>> march #th. coming up, parents -- 8th. parents, coming up, it's time to think bur child's college and future. what better time to start saving for that future than now? joining thus morning joan marshall to help you get ready and some tips to get you started. joan, good morning. >> good morning. >> this is something that so many people sometimes oftentimes say we will cross that bridge when we get to it. >> yeah. >> that is the red flag isn't it? >> that's a mistake. it's smart to be able to start saving for college when your child is as young as possible. infant, and before a child is
and lesbians straight and has been approved by apple. a u.s. christian organization helped develop the ap. >> it's basically available on itunes and claims to help users become straight by use melt pel resources to help -- multiple resources to help change them. apple has been drawing criticism from gay advocates and a group created a petition online called change.org demanding that itunes remove the app. we asked what you think about this. we wanted your two cents on today's hot to ic. >> generating a lot of response. let's look a a few this morning. this is how we phrased it. should ael remove an app claiming to make gay people straight. robert says why would professional company had nonsense like this on their site in the first place. >> and debies says -- debbie says i am gay and have no interest in application supposed to make she straight. they should pull it because it's low and ridiculous. we want to know what you think. we ask for your two cents on today's hot topic. head to the wmar facebook fan page and leave a comment and keep the comments coming because we will share them thr
from the u.s. and puerto rico to japan as well as text messaging from japan to the u.s. verizon offering free calling to japan from residential and wireless callers. they will do that through april 10th. >>> the governor of tokyo apologized for a sense -- insensitive comments he made e said the quakes and tsunami were devine punishment for japanese eoism and added he feels bad for the victims. he took back the comments yesterday and offered a deep apology. the tokyo governor is not the only person who put his foot in his mouth. >> yeah. the disaster in japan has bent source of controversial jokes and as jeanne moos says the jokers are learning the crisis is right now certainly not at any time a laughing matter. >> reporter: sometimes life is too sad for words. especially when those words make up a joke that's what the comedian behind an advertising icon found out. aflac. >> reporter: and so did a university of southern california student who picked the wrong thing to rant about. >> don't take this ofentively. >> reporter: many were offended by the tsunami jokes. gilbert got frie
internet in the u.s. why keep paying for cable? get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month -- plus $100 back. this is a limited time offer, so don't wait. call 1.877.827.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.827.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. get the network that delivers more. get fios. a network ahead. >>> you are watching the station that works for you "good morning maryland" at nine. >>> welcome back on this tuesday morning. you know we have heard ben franklin's famous utterance about life and effortabilities being death and taxes but you may want to throw another certainty into the pot, could have yee. we are drinking a lot of it -- coffee. we are drinking a lot of it. and if you want, you can pay a boat load for a cup. take a look. >> what's this? >> reporter: research from the national coffee association so is more than half of us start the day with one cup of joe. >> every day. >> >> reporter: some say they need a little more before facing the world. >> two cups of coffee a day. >> 2 1/2 to 3. >> 3. >> i thought you were hoarding o
in the u.s. during the recovery, more than a million nearly 90% went to men. only a 113,000 to women. look at the retail sector. normally a work force an equal number of men and women. but sin the recovery, men have gained 100,000 retail jobs. women lost that many. and the gap is widening in all industries. men netting a total of 600,000 new jobs. women losing 300,000. why? >> the people doing the hiring think it's more important to put men back to work because they are supporting families. but the fact is women are the main breadwinners and 40% of -- in 40% of families. >> reporter: billions of dollars of government spending pumped into the ecomony meant to stimulate jobs and investment in road left women behind for the most part. only 5% of women work in transportation. they make up 13% of the construction work force. add to that massive cuts to public sector jobs like teaching, women make up just over half of the public work force. but 8 out of every 10 public sector job lost belonged to a woman. >> that was sharon alfonsi reporting. teachers, health care workers,and in some states retr
by changewave research, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. switching to fios was the best thing we've done in a long time. and my wife reminds me of that often. [ male announcer ] get fios tv, internet and phone for this great price, plus $100 back. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.866.699.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. fios. a network ahead. >>> and well col back -- welcome back. back to the two cent hot topic for the day. at the official wmar facebook fan page asking you, is the frederick county school system overhe reacting or should schools have the zero tolerance policy even for the special needs children? of course we told you in the last block about the 12-year- old boy suffering from autism what happened with him in the schools. debra says, what a disappointment in the school system. they are overreacting. autistic children need our support. debra kins saying my son is a special needs child in carroll county. i hope they support my child instead of turning their back on him like they have appeared to have done in fed ribbing -- fed
of the 20 states here in the u.s. allowing it. many of those will be in the southern to southeastern part of the u.s. but, do you believe teachers should be able to spank children in schools? it's referred to as corporal punishment. let's go to the abc2 news facebook fan page. tim weighing in and saying, if they deserve it, a what can gets their a-- back gets their attention -- wach gets three a- - wack gets their attention, so be it. >> if parents are -- if parents are doing what they are supposed to, it wouldn't be necessary. it starts at a young age. we want to hear what you think about this. for abc2 news go there and share your thoughts and other hot topics and we will share them throughout the course of the morning. megan. >> thanks so much, charley. >>> yesterday, we took a walk in the park discussing the idea of outdoor dining with your dog. and now we get down to laying down the law in annapolis. the reason this whole thing is on the table is because you are not sitting at the restaurant tables these days. one of the first expenses that many people cut back on in a tough ecomony
to be talking about the u.s. comfort and today's hot topic which is unusual but you love this story. >> you love the kinds of stories and they come from the strangest places. a lot of us we love our dogs. i love oscar and you love roxy. >> crazy about roxy. >> we need to get them together because they are antisocial from time to time. it's all about man's best friend. but, is man's best friend worth 1.5 million dollars? >> we will look at your screen. apparently this dog is. the most expensive dog in the world. a red tibetan mastive is the priceyest dog after being sold for 1.5 million. a big -- big splash was bought in northern china. weighing 180 pounds. they can reach 258 pounds. and red is not only considered a lucky color but in mastive from tibet they are thought to be holy animals blessing their owners were health and security. >> roxy blesses you and didn't cost 1.5. >> she was free. but a fancy furry dog and, of course, we were saying 1.5 million for a dog when you can get one at the pound. what do you think about this is it. >> that's the two cent hot topicp is there a limit to what yo
quality, and more hd, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. why keep paying for cable? get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month -- plus $100 back. this is a limited time offer, so don't wait. call 1.877.827.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.827.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. get the network that delivers more. get fios. a network ahead. >>> are's watching -- you're watching the station that works for you "good morning maryland" at nine. >>> the salvation army helps families on so many levels and it at so many different times. many times we don't know what they are doing. but today, we introduce you to a woman the organization has been helping overcome homelessness and get back on her feet. it's monday. maya jones is enjoying shopping at the salvation army family store. it is an experience she has nothad in more than three years since being diagnosed with a rare condition. >> my life pretty much changed every since then. >> reporter: the effects jones says includes severe coughing and blacking out. sometimes up to a dozen times a
loudly proclaiming his death was the result of the u.s. acceptance of homosexuality. he sued and won a $5 million judgment over turned on appeal today in an 8-1 vote the supreme court upheld that judgment. >> my first thought was 8 justices don't have the common sense god gave a goat. >> reporter: members of westboro, based in kansas promised more protests. >> thank god and praise his name. >> reporter: while mocking al schneiders claim their actions caused him emotional distress. >> rule of law that applies here is you don't get to use your objective standards to call my religion, intentional infliction of emotional distress. >> reporter: at his news conference schneider said the most painful part of the decision he will have to pay court costs to westboro likely in exseases of $100,000 -- excess of $100,000. donors have come forward to help but he knows it will go to help the church do what it does at more military funerals. >> we found out today, that we can no longer bury our dead in this country with dignity. what is this country becoming? >> that was christian schaffer reporting. no
, plus access to the fastest internet in the u.s., with no term contract required. start saving now. upgrade to fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month and get $100 back. call 1.866.569.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.866.569.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. fios. a network ahead. >>> now "good morning, maryland at nine" ." >>> opening day begins today for many teens and ten major medical and public health groups have joined together to launch what they are calling not tobacco out of the park. the vice president for research for tobacco free kids joins meses and thanks so much for joining us. >> good morning megan. thanks for having me. >> tell us about this campaign. on opening day everybody is excited about baseball and we are excited about our campaign to get smokeless tobacco and dip and chew out of major league baseball. so we are asking the owners and players union to include a ban on spokeless at that -- smokeless tobacco use in the collective bargaining agreement to set a great example for the kids if the heros on the field if t
's no shortages, just worries. the white house says it's considering tapping into the 727 million-barrels u.s. strategic oil reserves. >> it's something that has been done on very rare occasions. >> the oil reserve is there for emergencies. this is not an emergency. >> reporter: there's political pressure for a president to lower pressure. >> you can say i did something and you are better off. what elected official would not want to do that. >> reporter: in the meantime the squeeze is on. >> it's hard to ask our customers for increases right now so we just really have to suck it up and that hurts again. >> reporter: leaving drivers and gas tanks with an increasingly empty feeling. analysts say when gas gets above $4 a gallon demand and prices drop. in some parts of the country 4-dollar gas is now a reality. >> i fill up over this weekend, it was painful. >> the last time we saw it we got close to the 4-dollar range was 2007, 2008. is the new benchmark $5 a gallon? i feel like it's four. >> i think a lot of people are trying to think where can i cut back because times are tough for everybody b
, and more hd, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. why keep paying for cable? get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month -- plus $100 back. this is a limited time offer, so don't wait. call 1.877.827.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.827.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. get the network that delivers more. get fios. a network ahead. >>> now, "good morning maryland" at nine. ♪ ♪>>> we could watch this for the rest of the show as far as i am concerned. no doubt about it, kids can't get enough of shrek the movies and you love it too. shrek hit the stage in baltimore and alan mingo junior known as donkey joins us so good to have you. >> thank youch good morning. >> we watched the performance. and it looks like a it's a blast. >> i haven't seen that. but. >> what do you think? it's funny i love it. i am having a great time. >> now, everybody is familiar with the movie. and i think people are learning it's on the stage. what's the reaction you are getting? >> we are finding that a lot of people are loving it. you know, most people say l
, a little tease for the end of the show. the five most miserable sports towns in the u.s. baltimore is not on the list because we love our orioles and we love our ravens. but now on the hot topic. and none hotter than charlie sheen. coming up, we see so much about it. every now and then we watch together someone who seems to be in trouble spire railing beyond -- spiraling beyond all possible reach and in a recent interview, charlie sheen is threatening to sue cbs for halting production on his show. we hear in a interview that interview raised questions but a great deal of concern. >> reporter: charlie sheen is out of a job and now he is fighting back. are you going to sue? >> wouldn't you? i don't have a job. i got a whole family to support and love. >> reporter: what are you going to sue for. >> tons. they are going to put it on a scale. a little more. add goal and your toupees bingo. i am a high private vatican assassin warlock you know what i am saying? >> reporter: and what does that mean? >>i don't know. >> reporter: where do the words come from? >> i don't know they sound cool
of the padded bikini for little girls. today, a nursing baby doll is hitting u.s. store shelves. it is made in spain and has been around since 2009, but never released in the country. it comes with a fake strap on breast resembling a bathing suit top for a girl to put on. it has flowers painted in the appropriate areas to help the child guide the doll to the right place. now the doll makes a sucking sound as it breast feeds. the company making the breast feeding doll says it's designed to "teach little girls how to breast feed a child and learn about the special bond that comes between mother and baby." the company goes onto say it's never too early to teach young girls about breast feeding. so, this is our two cent hot topic wanting to know what you think about this toy. does a doll that teaches young girls how to breast feed inappropriate? now our question is out there. your answers have been coming in. lauren says, i am of two minds. it's a natural thing and we shouldn't feel ashimmed or -- ashamed or embag bearased as long -- embarrassed as long as they understand it's the feeding of th
in the u.s. switching to fios was the best thing we've done in a long time. and my wife reminds me of that often. [ male announcer ] get fios tv, internet and phone for this great price, plus $100 back. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.866.699.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. fios. a network ahead. >>> welcome back on this wednesday march 2nd. a health alert. american academy of pediatrics is pushing for new laws that would ban teens from using public tanning salons. a number of medical studies link increased skin cancer risks to tanning beds. since 1992, the increased case phs melanoma in young women has gone up 3% every year. teens who use tanning beds may also preage their skin by 20 years. >>> you one of those people who can't turn off the cell phone? even on vacation? or do you have the ear buds in? listen up. you are not alone. is this a healthy habit? john lisk tell us what maryland student found out. >> reporter: whether you plug it in, turn it on or sync it up, chances are you've got an electronic gadget in your lifewe are a
make a passing 70 above. and 60 above is were u.s. education standards can't touch other condition tries. we are saying it's okay to be stupid. gail says kids do beter with small class size a rigorous curriculum versus how to make the msas. if you want to weigh in on this, head to the facebook fan page, the official wmar facebook fan page leave a comment and we will share your thoughts throughout the remainder of the morning. we knew it was great season at the hippo dropple, time to start thinking about next -- hippodrome. time to start thinking about next year. here to talk about the come season, but before the next season congratulations on a great 2010-11. >> it's been very successful. thank you very much. and 65,000 people for jersey boys. we have had sellouts on most of the shows. our subscription has not been higher in a year. thank you. >> of the past season, which was your favorite? >> i have to say rock of ages was my favorite. mainly because when i took my group of family multiple generations to this watch my mother and her friends feel so uncomfortable during the show is
, superior picture quality, and more hd, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. why keep paying for cable? get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month -- plus $100 back. this is a limited time offer, so don't wait. call 1.877.827.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.827.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. get the network that delivers more. get fios. a network ahead. >>> you're watching the station that works for you, "good morning maryland" at nine. >>> thank you for joining thus morning. what ever you are doing, if your your if-- if have your back to the tv come over and clock at this face. -- over and look at this face. he will talk to you because he is quite verbal. the number is on the screen. he is got beagel in him. but he has a little wiry face like a terrier or something. >> he does. we are saying beagel terrier mix that's our guess. he is eight weeks and he's baby and cries like a baby. >> that's not aileen. >> he whines and cries. he's little unsure of things. so, he will need to go to i think you took a shy pup puppy class with your dog. >
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